Jason Rhode, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology
Director, Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center

Jason Rhode serves as assistant professor of instructional technology in the Department of Educational Technology, Research and Assessment (ETRA) at Northern Illinois University. His research interests focus upon the intersection of faculty development, institutional instructional technology integration and support, distance learning administration, and online teaching best practices. His faculty responsibilities include developing and teaching courses in instructional design and educational technology, advising and supervising students, serving in department, college, and university committees, and pursuing research and scholarly activities.

An experienced faculty developer, instructor, instructional designer, course developer, and program director with nearly two decades of experience in the field of online learning and 15 years experience in higher education faculty development. Jason Rhode also serves as director of the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center at Northern Illinois University. Reporting to the Office of the Provost, he oversees operations of the center and provides leadership on all aspects of faculty development training and support.


Ph.D., Capella University, 2008

M.Ed., Seattle Pacific University, 2003

B.A., North Central University, 2000

Jason Rhode


Jason Rhode
Phone: 815-753-2475
Email: jrhode@niu.edu
Blog: jasonrhode.com/blog
Office: AD 318

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